I’M SO INTO IT JANUARY: WHY I’M SWITCHING TO A GLOSSY LIP


It’s 2018 and it’s time for that new year, new me attitude to kick in. I don’t really tend to set any New Years’ resolutions, I just try to start January with a positive outlook to set me off steady for the year. One resolution I have this year is to keep up my monthly I’M SO INTO POST. Which I forgot to do last month, oops! I wish the weather knew how not to dampen my mood, January blues are here to stay.

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One thing I have changed this year is what I put on my lips. I used to always wear matte lipstick and I never thought I would be converted to the shiny gloss I used to wear as a kid with my Britney blue eyeshadow. However, when I went to check out Fenty Beauty in Harvey Nichols, Manchester and I came across RiRi’s fave Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer and I’m now a gloss lover.

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I never liked the look of gloss on my small lips before, but this shimmery, rose nude shade made me think twice. When I saw it gave my lips a perfect glow I instantly knew this had to go on my Christmas list so I could use it to brighten my dull January. The shade is universal, claiming to suit any shade of skin, which makes it such an amazing, versatile product!

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Whilst we are on the gloss topic, I also bought my mum this Kiko 3D Hyrda Lipgloss in shade 03 – Pearly Apricot. I thought it was a simple on-the-go product to slip onto her bag and made a perfect extra Christmas present. It’s a gorgeous neutral colour and has just the right amount of shimmer; my mum loves it!

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Now I’m fully convinced by the glossy lip! I’m fed up of matte lipstick drying up and cracking my lips, so I’m happy to wear lipgloss from now on or a bare, natural lip works for me too.


I hope this gave you a little inspiration for your 2018 makeup looks!

E.B. x

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